PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Towards resilient and sustainable urban water management for fast-growing megacities

Thursday - 17:00 - 18:00

THEME

Urban

ROOM

Room 3

DESCRIPTION

[SE-36]

United Nations University - Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, Japan

This event will address key challenges and science-based solutions in achieving resilient and sustainable urban water management in Asian megacities. Policy recommendations based on simulations on urban flooding and river pollution, as well as economic analysis of water quality improvement will be presented, followed by an open discussion with participants including decision makers and water sector professionals, who will receive a booklet with the outcomes of the Water and Urban Initiative project in UNU-IAS.

Kensuke Fukushi, The University of Tokyo /
United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
Yoshifumi Masago - UNU-IAS
Binaya Kumar Mishra - UNU-IAS
Mohamed Kefi - UNU-IAS
Pankaj Kumar - UNU-IAS
Julia Lopes Ferreira -  moderator - UNU-IAS

Yoshifumi Masago
masago@unu.edu